This collection consists of the papers of Martha
Dickinson Bianchi and her family. It includes a great deal of secondary material
relating to Emily Dickinson, along with material relating to the posthumous
publication of Emily's work by Martha. In addition to the personal papers of Martha
Bianchi and family (including family and editorial correspondence, diaries, notes,
worksheets, typescript poems, stories, plays, photographs, articles, books, and
clippings), the collection includes the personal papers of Alfred Leete Hampson and
his wife, Mary Landis Hampson.
This collection consists mainly of letters, receipts, and accounts relating to Abraham Redwood (1709-1788), the founder of the Redwood Library, and his business dealings in Newport, Rhode Island. Also included are documents concerning the Redwood Library, Abraham Redwood’s contemporaries in Newport, and later letters from David King, a former president of the Redwood Library.
Fernando Birri Archive of Multimedia Arts - Audiovisual and Objects
24.0 Linear feet
Audio recordings, films, videos and objects created and collected by Argentinian filmmaker Fernando Birri during the course of his career. This is Subgroup 3 of the Fernando Birri Archive of Multimedia Arts. The other subgroups are Subgroup 1: Escritos, Subgroup 2: Fotos, and Subgroup 4: Pinturas.
Birss Memorial Lecture Series and Exhibit Materials
The annual Professor John Howard Birss Memorial Lecture Series at Roger Williams University provides a unique opportunity to study a single text in depth and to investigate why these significant works remain relevant for modern readers.
This collection contains the personal papers
of Bishop James DeWolf Perry, mainly from the time of his consecration as
Bishop of Rhode Island in 1911 until his death in 1947, and especially from
his tenure as Presiding Bishop, 1930-1937.
The Black Lavender Experience (BLX) records contain the yearly master production books and many of the plays performed during each year's course. The course is described as an interdisciplinary approach to the study of plays that address the identities and issues of black gay men and lesbians and offers various perspectives from within and without the black gay and lesbian artistic communities. Also included are several dozen promotional posters and fliers. Focuses on analysis of unpublished titles. Also includes published works by Amiri Baraka, Bullins, Corbitt, Gibson, Shirlene Holmes, West, and Pomo Afro Homos.
The Blackfriars Guild Collection includes correspondence, films and tapes, legal documents, memorabilia, news clippings, photographs, publications, scrapbooks, and scripts, which record the history and legacy of the guild, giving particular attention to the Blackfriars theatre in New York City.
This collection consists of one letter from Antoinette Louisa Brown Blackwell (1825-1921), the first woman ordained as a minister in the United States, to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, a Unitarian minister, regarding her publication,
The Howard Milton Blake papers are comprised of multiple versions of verse and prose written by Blake. The collection was edited before it came to Brown University by Robert Kent and was published under the title "The Island of Self: Poems of Howard Blake" (Boston 1973). The book reproduces almost all of the verse in the collection, but none of the prose; there is, however, a reprint of Blake's preface to his only published book of verse "Prolegomena To Any Future Poetry" (Boston 1936).